Geography MCQs

Geography MCQs

These Geography multiple-choice questions and their answers will help you strengthen your grip on the subject of Geography. You can prepare for an upcoming exam or job interview with these Geography MCQs.
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1: The Bay of Bengal is located to the of _____ India?

A.   West

B.   South

C.   South-East

D.   South-West

2: The source of River Ganga

A.   Siachen

B.   Yamunotri

C.   Karakoram

D.   Gangotri

3: The Himalayas are known as_____.

A.   Abode of snow

B.   Volcano

C.   Himadri

D.   Sahyadri

4: India is connected to European countries through the _______ canal

A.   Suez

B.   Grand

C.   Panama

D.   Buckingham

5: India is the _______ largest country in Asia?

A.   First

B.   Second

C.   Third

D.   Fourth

6: India is politically divided into ________.

A.   30 states 2 union territories

B.   29 states 3 union territories

C.   28 states 7 union territories

D.   27 states 6 union territories

7: _______ receives the highest rainfall in India

A.   Cherrapunji

B.   Shillong

C.   Assam

D.   Darjeeling

E.   Test

8: Minerals and fossil fuels are examples of ______ resources

A.   Renewable

B.   Non-Metallic

C.   Usable

D.   Non-Renewable

9: The capital of Uttar Pradesh is

A.   Meerut

B.   Lucknow

C.   Kanpur

D.   Allahabad

10: Gol Gumbaz is

A.   Tamil Nadu

B.   Karnataka

C.   Andhra Pradesh

D.   Maharashtra

11: The farthest planet from the Sun is

A.   Venus

B.   Neptune

C.   Mars

D.   Pluto

12: Which is the Land of the Rising Sun?

A.   Japan

B.   China

C.   Taiwan

D.   Australia

13: The most populous city in the world is

A.   London

B.   Paris

C.   Tokyo

D.   Peking

14: Indian standard time is the local time of

A.   Allahabad

B.   Chennai

C.   Calcutta

D.   None Of These

15: Rice is produced more in

A.   Kerala

B.   Tamil Nadu

C.   West Bengal

D.   Maharashtra

16: The largest mountain range in the world is

A.   The Alps

B.   The Himalayas

C.   The Rockies

D.   The Andes

17: The Newzealanders are known as

A.   Ashes

B.   Kangaroos

C.   Kiwis

D.   Sams

18: Earth revolves around the sun in every

A.   365 1/4 days

B.   362 days

C.   364 days

D.   365 1/2 days

19: The state which has the largest forest area is

A.   Assam

B.   Madhya Pradesh

C.   Karnataka

D.   Kerala

20: The longest river in the world is

A.   Nile

B.   Thames

C.   Missisipi

D.   Ganges

21: Calcutta is situated on the banks of the river

A.   Hoogly

B.   Krishna

C.   Ganges

D.   Brahmaputra

22: Which one of the following states is landlocked

A.   Orissa

B.   Assam

C.   Andhra

D.   Kerala

23: The country with the largest population of Muslims is

A.   Indonesia

B.   Pakistan

C.   India

D.   Bangladesh

24: Silver is found in

A.   Bihar

B.   Rajasthan

C.   Karnataka

D.   Madhya Pradesh

25: Security Printing Press is at

A.   Mumbai

B.   Varanasi

C.   Delhi

D.   Nasik

26: Corbett National Park is in

A.   Uttarakhand

B.   Assam

C.   Bihar

D.   Madhya Pradesh

27: Diamond mines in India are found in

A.   Bihar

B.   Rajasthan

C.   Madhya Pradesh

D.   Maharashtra

28: The tiger sanctuary in Tamil Nadu is located at

A.   Guindy

B.   Kalakad(Tirunelveli)

C.   Mudumalai

D.   Vedanthangal

29: Yellow river is

A.   Amazon

B.   Cauvery

C.   HwangHo

D.   Damodar

30: In which part of India is known as the Land of Sunrise?

A.   Kanchenjunga

B.   Meghalaya

C.   Nandhadevi

D.   Arunachal Pradesh

31: As the speed and length of a wave decrease, the wave _____.

A.   Grows shorter

B.   Grows higher

C.   Moves backwards

D.   Moved in a circle

32: Biomagnification is most closely associated with ________.

A.   DDT

B.   Water

C.   Desert

D.   Nitrogen

33: ________ is famous for diamonds in sub-saharan africa.

A.   Nigeria

B.   South Africa

C.   Zimbabwe

D.   Kenya

34: __________ is the study of fauna in spatial perspective.

A.   Ecology

B.   Zoogeography

C.   Phytogeography

D.   Botanical geography

E.   Plant geography

35: Both steppe and tundra vegetation zones have ________ in common.

A.   Temperate regimes

B.   Coastal location

C.   Enormous average annual temperature range

D.   Absence of trees

E.   Prevalence of tornadoes

36: In the northern hemisphere gyres _____

A.   Spin clockwise

B.   Spin counterclockwise

C.   Move in straight lines

D.   Move diagonally

37: A mt air mass ________ than a ct air mass.

A.   Pollution abatement

B.   Aeration

C.   Saturation

D.   Wetter

38: A mt air mass is likely to be ________ than a ct air mass because the mt air mass ________.

A.   Cp- continental polar

B.   True

C.   Hurricanes; typhoons; cyclones

D.   Wetter;forms over the ocean

39: Kashmir has a predominately ________ population.

A.   Muslim

B.   Hindu

C.   Buddhist

D.   Christian

40: Most grasses of the prairies _____.

A.   Are bunchgrasses

B.   Grow in tufts

C.   Grow in clumps

D.   Are sod-forming grasses

41: The moon's average density is about the same as the density of earth's ____________________ layers.

A.   Outer

B.   Inner

C.   Middle

D.   None of the above

42: A hot spring which lacks water is known as a ________.

A.   Hot spring.

B.   Sinter

C.   Fumarole.

D.   Travertine

43: An alternate term for tropical rainforest biomes is ________.

A.   Chaparral

B.   Savanna

C.   Selva

D.   Jungle

E.   Prairie

44: ________ is not one of the world's biomes.

A.   Reptiles

B.   Ice field

C.   Woodlands

D.   Desert

45: Mexico city is an example of how humans alter their environment because it was __________.

A.   A lack of valuable natural resources

B.   Built on drained and filled lake beds

C.   To increase seasonal river flooding

D.   It suffers from slow economic growth and low GDP

46: Oftentimes, our physical environment is _______________.

A.   An extension of our personality

B.   Unrelated to what and how we communicate

C.   Determined by factors outside our control

D.   Difficult to describe

47: An unusually high tide is called a _______ tide.

A.   Major

B.   Tall

C.   Neap

D.   Spring

48: Elastic rebound is similar to what happens when you release _____.

A.   The San Andreas fault

B.   P waves, S waves, and surface waves

C.   A stretched rubber band

D.   Days or years before the major earthquake

49: Out of all the water present in the earth systems, ________ is stored in the atmosphere.

A.   Less than 0.03%

B.   Approximately 2%

C.   15

50: In the atmosphere, liquid water collects around minute particles called ________.

A.   Raindrops

B.   Condensation nuclei

C.   Fog

D.   Ice crystals

E.   Cloud droplets